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Sisterhoods of Young Adult Lit

Sisterhoods of Young Adult Lit

This one’s dedicated to my sister Diana: my little sister and eternal companion. The relationship between sisters is an intricate one experienced in a very profound, poignant and visceral way. Beautiful at points and insufferable at others, whoever doesn’t understand wanting [...]

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The Popularity of Rebellion

The Popularity of Rebellion

If we burn, you burn with us!” Katniss Everdeen shouts at a camera in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Her message to their oppressive government in the Capitol -- and a motto for her rebellion to adopt. Stories about rebellions and revolutions [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Non-Canon Couples

Our Favorite Things: Non-Canon Couples

It's Love Story Week here at Girls in Capes, which concludes this Valentine's Day. To celebrate in the geekiest way possible, our wonderful staff has composed its list of very favorite non-canon couples in geekdom. Check out what we thought should've [...]

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GIC Best of 2013: Supporting Ladies

GIC Best of 2013: Supporting Ladies

I have a glass of champagne in my hand, and I’m ready to close out 2013 in the right way: celebrating all the ladies. While we still have leagues to go, 2013—especially in its twilight—has been a great year for women [...]

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On Our List: November 2013

On Our List: November 2013

"Since Christmas songs are playing so early in November, I thought I'd follow the airwaves lead by watching a Christmas film this past weekend.  So I finally got around to watching Tokyo Godfathers.  Directed by the late Satoshi Kon, the [...]

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